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Top 10 Cutest Chefs in Manila
Who takes the cake as the cutest chefs in town? We list our Top 10.
Published on: Sep 15, 2010 - 12:05pm
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When it comes to picking out guys who stand out from the pack, those who know their way around the kitchen get major points. Thus, some may say that cute chefs have an unfair advantage. SPOT.ph lists 10 men who heat up the kitchen in more ways than one. (Spotted other cute chefs?  Please let us know! Manila can never have enough of them!)

10. Chef Rolando Laudico


Culinary bio: Educated at the Culinary Institute of America, he worked in France and Australia before setting up a catering business and eventually opened Bistro Filipino in 2006.

Where to spot him: Working his magic on the dishes at Chef Laudico Bistro Filipino.

Chef Laudico does not have a clue whom he appeals to the most, but says, "A lot of little kids seem to like me a lot, which is cool. I love kids." The long-haired chef who walks around with a "rocker dude" vibe is responsible for Bistro Filipino's much-talked about Pinoy food. He thinks though that, "being a chef is not about looks. You can just get any handsome guy and dress him up with a chef jacket and call him a chef [but] you have to earn the title through years of hard work and dedication."

Much like how he runs his restaurant, Chef Laudico does not do things half-way. On his first date with wife Chef Jaqueline, he took her to Farmer's Market, brought a lot of ingredients and prepared a feast with over 5 dishes from scratch. "I still love cooking for her up to this day," he shares. Now, that is a keeper.



9. Chef Sau del Rosario

Culinary Bio: Trained at the Culinary Institute of America, Chef Sau has helped open hotel restaurants in Singapore, Shanghai and France; Chef Sau is also a former chef at the EDSA Shangri-la Hotel, New World Hotel, and the Manila Peninsula; The former chef of Museum Café and Chelsea, Chef Sau now creates the dishes at Le Bistro Vert in Makati.


Where to spot him: Cooking up dishes at Le Bistro Vert in Makati.

One of the most popular chefs in Manila, Chef Sau has gone beyond the kitchen and made local television his playground: he was an endorser for the Selecta Gold Series and is currently a judge on QTV 11's "Kitchen Battles" hosted by Issa Litton. The superbly toned Chef Sau, described to have glints of mischief in his eyes, feels that his appeal knows no age nor gender. "I think I appeal mostly to younger women and matronas, and men! Just look at my Facebook friends," he says.

For Chef Sau, "a healthy lifestyle, exercise, organic food, sex, and a lot of ice cream" keep him fit. But it seems that cooking for loved ones make him most happy. Says Chef Sau, "I [once] cooked for my ex and we shared a meal on the rooftop of our building in Paris. I served. I also washed the dishes!"


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150 Comments
  • Ysabelli
    So proud of Chef Tristan Encarnacion!
    Dec 17 2011 @ 01:17am     Reply  
  • Ysabelli
    So proud of Chef Tristan Encarnacion!
    Dec 17 2011 @ 01:17am     Reply  
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  • samantha
    I saw this chef and talked to him personally. He works at plantation bay resort and spa that time he was still 26. he is good looking and cute. I saw him with his team at their station at kadaugan sa mactan in cebu city. hope to see him next festival. rnrnOh yeah, btw his name is Chef Rob Boiser. He is pure filipino. Mom is Spanish. Dad has german-chinese-filipino blood. rnrn:)
    Nov 11 2011 @ 07:47pm     Reply  
  • memay
    pogi c chef noel nabong!!!!!! yun na talga
    Sep 30 2011 @ 10:47am     Reply  
  • josephine
    I agree that Rob is the cutest one but if you wanna have a really sexy chef experience I would put my vote on Chef Pogy at First Gourmet Academy.
    Feb 22 2011 @ 05:55pm     Reply  
  • angel carlson
    Just my opinion, I dont find Sau del Rosario cute. Sorry.
    Feb 04 2011 @ 01:15pm     Reply  
  • bea
    Chef pogy from First Gourmet. How could you forget him.
    Jan 31 2011 @ 11:51am     Reply  
  • cringe
    Bakit wala si Chef Dino Dizon????
    Jan 07 2011 @ 12:29am     Reply  
  • tim
    Chef Rob is also a lucky guy - Chef Sunshine is not only a talented chef, but also one hell of a looker plus a Yuchengco.
    Jan 05 2011 @ 02:15pm     Reply  
  • ann
    For sure Chef Pogy is the one who should top this list.
    Jan 05 2011 @ 12:03pm     Reply  
  • bi andy
    Michael Westelius is for sure the hottest chef in the country at the moment. Probably in the whole of Asia. And this said by me, who likes both men and women. By the way all the chefs at First Gourmet acdemy are hot. both men and women.
    Jan 01 2011 @ 01:43pm     Reply  
  • pinoy chefs
    Chef Tristan nowadays cooks for Gourdo's kitchen at the Fort. read more about him here.rnhttp://www.gourdos.com/gourdos-photo-gallery/gourdos-cafes-chef-tristan-encarnacion-0
    Dec 03 2010 @ 03:21pm     Reply  
  • jans
    top 5 yes they're cute but yung bottom 5, a big NO!
    Nov 24 2010 @ 12:29pm     Reply  
  • marion
    yes i agree, chef billy king should be here..reminds you of hugh jackman not to mention he's super down to earth...
    Oct 26 2010 @ 05:21pm     Reply  
  • jabongga
    on chef laudico: how was it from scratch if they bought lots of ingredients from farmer's market?
    Oct 25 2010 @ 11:08pm     Reply  
  • specail_child
    It's true jeremy favia is gay....rnrnI was in evangelista last night waiting for a taxi. May isang guy na nakatingin sa akin and i notice si jeremy favia sya. Kahit na lumagpas na sya patingin tingin parin sya. Then he stopped to buy fried peanut and nakatingin parin sya sa akin.rnrnI'm bi kaya alam ko yong mga tingin nya.....
    Oct 13 2010 @ 02:58pm     Reply   Hide replies
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  • bhelle trinidad
    Missing CHEF ROB on CHEF TO G0!.. my ultimate crush!..
    Oct 13 2010 @ 12:41pm     Reply  
  • Kurso
    I didn't know that chef tristan was Jun encarnacion's son..
    Oct 09 2010 @ 10:58pm     Reply  
  • cris
    herwan heussaf is NOT a chef. hes a poser whos trying to catch up to his hot sister.. chefs are hot period... even if they arent too good looking but they CAN cook it makes them hot in a rockstar kind of way.rnrnsome chefs who cant cook: china and gino (so sad... the girl is so maarte and the my driver is better looking than the dog).... chef bruce lim... hes bald, arrogant and his goatie is soooo grosssss....
    Oct 03 2010 @ 12:44am     Reply  
  • evergreen
    ...Chef Rob Pengson is really the stunner among all of them though he is short in height but definitely ensembles of a good looking chef...besides he can communicate and make his guests impressed by his skill... i adore you chef rob...muaaaah!
    Oct 01 2010 @ 05:52pm     Reply  
  • evergreen
    ...Chef Rob Pengson is really the stunner among all of them though he is short in height but definitely ensembles of a good looking chef...besides he can communicate and make his guests impressed by his skill... i adore you chef rob...muaaaah!
    Oct 01 2010 @ 05:52pm     Reply  
  • bitchyme
    hindi naman gwapo si chef laudico.mukha pang masungit
    Sep 30 2010 @ 01:58pm     Reply  
  • marriedtochocolate
    chef lauico is number 10?? come onnnnnnnnnnnnn! he should at least be number 2!
    Sep 28 2010 @ 05:34pm     Reply  
  • meredith
    bading nga yun si chef sau, bf niya si chef jeremy.
    Sep 28 2010 @ 04:16pm     Reply  
  • Bok
    Who said ba na he's not gay?
    Sep 28 2010 @ 07:52am     Reply  
  • victor
    chef sau del rosario is gay.:)this was confirmed by a friend who is close to him.
    Sep 28 2010 @ 03:08am     Reply  
  • annecurtissmith
    WHERE'S MY ERWAN HEUSSAFF?
    Sep 27 2010 @ 04:44pm     Reply  
  • DITAS
    CUTE TALAGA SI CHEF HIM, LALO NA IN PERSON
    Sep 27 2010 @ 04:36pm     Reply  
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  • Cathy
    How could the creator of this list forget Michael "Chef Pogy" Westelius. I took a short course with him a few months ago. How me and all other female students looked forward to those evening classes.He is special and for sure the cutest and sexiest chef in the country
    Sep 26 2010 @ 06:16pm     Reply  
  • mignon
    chef sau. sexy chef
    Sep 26 2010 @ 03:15pm     Reply  
  • kirk
    *l*l, CACS walang kuwenta! MIHCA #1! Chef GB #1 rin... sa katarantaduhan hihihihihi :)
    Sep 25 2010 @ 10:43pm     Reply  
  • badinger Z
    best father & son pair: Gino & Gene Gonzales! CACS d Best!rnworst mother & son pair: Nancy lumen & joe hererarn
    Sep 25 2010 @ 12:16pm     Reply  
  • student
    yung bagong culinary school na may billboard na slicing a lemon, mali ang hawak sa lemon!! :) yan ba turo ninyo diyan! :P
    Sep 24 2010 @ 12:31pm     Reply  
  • konsyesnya
    bat ang daming crab mentality dito?
    Sep 24 2010 @ 12:29pm     Reply  
  • MM
    I googled some photos of Chef Pogi and forgot to post it here. Check him out here: http://bit.ly/bUAlIa He's really yummy. :)
    Sep 24 2010 @ 09:10am     Reply  
  • wyf
    parang plays isipin na Chinese foods Lang a metin sa shanghai .
    Sep 23 2010 @ 04:23pm     Reply  
  • hello
    spot.ph cool list. :)rnst*p*d people complaining and b*tching made this otherwise pleasant article awful :(rnrncan we make one for the female chefs... include sam oh cos she cooks better then the umami chef rosebud ;)rn
    Sep 23 2010 @ 04:17pm     Reply  
  • MM
    I think Michael Westelius aka Chef Pogi of First Gourmet should be on top of the list. He's not only cute, but also sexy. Hahaha
    Sep 23 2010 @ 04:03pm     Reply  
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    Dear Spotters, Sorry, there's been a glitch in our system that's been deleting comments--even valid ones that do not violate Spot.ph's terms and conditions. We're fixing this problem as soon as we can. Valid comments that were deleted by the system have since been restored. Thanks for always reading Spot.ph!

    Sep 23 2010 @ 03:35pm     Reply  
  • sniley
    yes girlie. orinal smiley is a world class atsay. lol. pang chowking at pang jollibee lang sya. lol
    Sep 22 2010 @ 07:03pm     Reply  
  • girlie
    TO ORIGINAL SMILEY. you must be carrying a diplomatic passport to travel to ny, paris, shanghai etc. lagi mong kasama si ambassador ano? domestic helper ka no?
    Sep 22 2010 @ 07:02pm     Reply  
  • smiley
    haha. no wonder you liked his food. you had so much cheap chinese food in shanghai. haha.
    Sep 22 2010 @ 06:20pm     Reply  
  • The original smiley
    To smiley the 2nd,rnHoney believe me, I KNOW food. I lived in Paris, shanghai and new York for a year each and ate my way through both cities. Ever heard of the san pelligrino list? I've been to over 20 of those listed. If you think there's no difference between chow king and chef rob's restaurant, then YOU are obviously the one who doesn't know food.
    Sep 21 2010 @ 06:15pm     Reply  
  • Mark reyes
    Manilas 10 ugliest chefs:rnrn10.rn9.rn8.rn7.rn6.rn5.rn3.rn2.rn1.rnrnWho are they?
    Sep 21 2010 @ 06:05pm     Reply  
  • 7wxj
    Global student:rnrnIma student of global pasig, globals first of now four branches. It's old but it's the only school that teaches in it's unique way. What is the gauge of a school anyway? The facility or the quality of it's graduates. Our school has students everywhere: michelin restaurants in France, holland America lines, Shang, pen, Singapore the us you name it. Last Phil culinary cup we won the highest gold among all schools: mihca, Aida, cca, enderun you name it! Prove me wrong biatch
    Sep 21 2010 @ 05:57pm     Reply  
  • all right
    How about top 10 dumbass comments on spot.ph. This story has at least 30. Hello it's a story about chefs in Manila who happen to be cute. Not straight, unmarried chefs/models with abs, culinary degrees, and Michelin rated restaurants. Can't you just enjoy a fun idea. Jesus.
    Sep 21 2010 @ 04:45pm     Reply  
  • champagne
    CORRECTION: YOU MUST BE HIS MOTHER! PALA LOL
    Sep 21 2010 @ 12:38pm     Reply  
  • champagne
    CORRECTION. CHEF ROB HAS CORNY RESTAURANT, CHEAP SCHOOL (PLS CHECK IT OUT IN PASIG), AND HIS SYTLE: VERY 70'S.rnrnGUAPO? YOU MUST HIS MOTHER!
    Sep 21 2010 @ 12:36pm     Reply  
  • smiley
    obviously you don't know food. rob's restaurant is rubbish. between rob's and chowking, can't tell which one has more edible food to eat. go to antonio's dear for a change! or sala or chelsea
    Sep 21 2010 @ 12:33pm     Reply  
  • Smiley
    I think chef rob deserves to be number one in both cuteness and skill. I've been to his restaurant 3 times and have also been to all the other restaurants listed. I can honestly say that his is the best by far. It's modern, inventive and the service and ambiance are great. I think it's unfair to bad mouth people based on their looks or "fats" (chef UNO). Let's all be more mature, respectful and classy. I wonder how YOU look.
    Sep 20 2010 @ 11:25pm     Reply  
  • @chef uno & on the list
    Chef rob has a very popular restaurant, an expansive culinary school and a show that doesn't produce the awful food I see elsewhere. rnrnYou guys compare to any of his accomplishments, even one :) didn't think sornrnO and by the way, he can gain weight (ah hello chef) or lose it but he's guapo either way :)
    Sep 20 2010 @ 11:24pm     Reply  
  • @ chef uno
    Hey chef uno. I'm rob's friend and check these facts about him: he's the only chef who has a respected culinary school, a restaurant that puts our local food scene on the international map (which are only a few), and he's the only chef on tv that makes real food no ajinomoto tuna shit!rnrnYou don't like the guy co your a lousy chef. What's ur restaurant? What's ur food business? Do chefs respect you? rnrn... I Didnt think so loser! I dare you to man up!
    Sep 20 2010 @ 11:16pm     Reply  
  • chica
    i always see chef sau del rosario in the locker in fitness club. he has amazing abs and pecs. but i wonder why this hot chef stays too long in the locker room?
    Sep 20 2010 @ 10:30pm     Reply  
  • chef uno
    i agree. the guy can't cook. his restaurant is so passe. cute? take off his shirt and you will see 1 big pandesal. fat!
    Sep 20 2010 @ 10:25pm     Reply  
  • On the list

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    Sep 20 2010 @ 08:44pm     Reply  
  • @not.classy babe
    Sorry my mistake. I meant bad MOUTHERS not mothersrnrnI won't however apologize for type os because correcting them on my iPad is. Waste of my timeeeeernrn words like babaw is just my way of relating to my audience.... Such as yourself. Anyway it's been fun. I getting bored nowrnrnDon't hate the hot girls if you ain't one of them ;)rnrnLove yoy!!!!!rn
    Sep 20 2010 @ 08:39pm     Reply  
  • Biased
    Who came up with this list? The chefs are not cute kaya. Kindly do your homework first please. Thanks.
    Sep 20 2010 @ 05:35pm     Reply  
  • Diana
    sus ang pe-petty niyo. wala ba kayong mga trabaho?
    Sep 20 2010 @ 01:45pm     Reply  
  • not.classy.babe
    classy babe, several things...rnrn1.'All you bad mothers are never ever getting on any list worth talking about because you are the reason this country is so babaw and negative.' rnrnReally, classy babe, by any chance could it be people like YOU, ARE the reason why this country is so BABAW and NEGATIVE? enlighten me, because much as I'd want to find anything DEEP or POSITIVE or even CLASSY about your comment, I, just, can't. rnrncase in point:rncalling people 'bad mothers'= babaw, negative, NOT classyrnrn'are never ever getting on any list worth talking about'= babaw, negative, NOT AT ALL classyrnrn'because you are the reason this country is so babaw and negative.'= I honestly do not think THIS country is 'so babaw' (and I am sure a lot of Filipinos agree with me), even with people like YOU living in it. so, yes, very negative, and yes, NEVER classy to think THIS country is 'babaw'. rn rn2. 'People these men are appreciated for there accomplishments first and looks second.' rnrnIt should be THEIR not THERE.rnrn3. Lastly, stating the obvious once again, it is NEVER classy to call yourself 'classy babe'.
    Sep 20 2010 @ 03:04am     Reply  
  • melize
    i agree with classy babe.rnchef sau cute? yesrngreat chef? yesrnhis tv show? baduy. rnrnrn
    Sep 18 2010 @ 09:20pm     Reply  
  • Que Bear
    Kyber, si Adriano Kartuliares. Lumayas na siya at bumalik na sa Brazil.
    Sep 18 2010 @ 12:53pm     Reply  
  • Kyber
    Mababa ba ang standards ng writer nito? Juice ko, pakireview naman ang cuteness ng mga itey!rnrnBtw, sino ang Brazilian ex model na jowa ni Divine Lee na ginawang Chef ng Nuvo kahit di marunong magluto pero good PR for the resto?
    Sep 18 2010 @ 11:58am     Reply  
  • Marj
    People are confused with gay and cute and chef. It's like chefs can't be gay and gays can't be cute. What ignorance!
    Sep 18 2010 @ 11:24am     Reply  
  • Joroan
    Chef to go! of course none other than CHEF ROB, my son and I favorite since we started watching QTV channel. hope to see you again in TV for cooking demos. :)
    Sep 18 2010 @ 08:49am     Reply  
  • Classy babe
    People who use words like chef chefan probably think Fridays is fine dining. People these men are appreciated for there accomplishments first and looks second. In my opinion top 4 should be rn5 sau - love his restaurants I don't know about his showrn4 laudico - brave enough to translate our cuisine to his vision rn3. Tony boy - amazingly consistent place not bad for an older guyrn2. Carlo miguel - awesome personal achievement rn1. Rob - cute yes, the restaurant amazingrnrnAll you bad mothers are never ever getting on any list worth talking about because you are the reason this country is so babaw and negative.
    Sep 17 2010 @ 11:20pm     Reply  
  • chismac
    chef jeremy is open gay. he frequently goes partying at bed gay club in malate. fyi
    Sep 17 2010 @ 10:45pm     Reply  
  • oh no!
    chef sau del rosario is gay? i thought he is married. i don't know if i will be sad or happy. atleast he is single pala but wait, gay naman. sigh
    Sep 17 2010 @ 10:20pm     Reply  
  • jury
    my verdict on who are the real chefs, thus qualify them as cute chefs: chefs sao, tonyboy and laudico. the rest are cute but are do not qualify as chefs. ewan.
    Sep 17 2010 @ 10:17pm     Reply  
  • Fang
    cutest chefs? rnor cutest chef?rnrnChef Rob is.
    Sep 17 2010 @ 10:15pm     Reply  
  • hurdygurdy
    Seems like the writer didn't even bother to do any research at all, just interviewed some buddies and ranked them randomly.
    Sep 17 2010 @ 10:10pm     Reply  
  • enemy_of_state
    Potah sino writer nito? Masabi lang may maisulat kung sino2 na pinaglalagay na cute. Kung gnyan ang definition ng cute maraming ayaw na maging cute!
    Sep 17 2010 @ 09:33pm     Reply  
  • Dani
    Chef Rob, you are allowed to use the shakers in my kitchen. I love you. Hearts.
    Sep 17 2010 @ 05:00pm     Reply  
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    Sep 17 2010 @ 04:03pm     Reply  
  • gorgeous
    @ Hopeful: Yes he is already married. rnrnWonder why you said sayang... Why, HOPING for something???
    Sep 17 2010 @ 02:50pm     Reply  
  • annie
    If I had to choose one.. I think Chef Kalel is my best bet (Have you seen him in person?) rnrnYou might want to check him out first!!! :)rnrn
    Sep 17 2010 @ 02:44pm     Reply  
  • Cristy Fermin & Janice De Belen neck cleavage
    yung naghihibachi sa burger machine sa kanto may hitsura
    Sep 17 2010 @ 02:21pm     Reply  
  • starfish
    himmmieee.. you rock man. you sexyyy beast.. :p
    Sep 17 2010 @ 02:02pm     Reply  
  • chefmyself
    you guys are so narrow minded. so what if spot wants to make a list of cutest chefs. food and resto articles are everywhere anyway! i think u just feel bad that you're not on the list..
    Sep 17 2010 @ 02:00pm     Reply  
  • mary_ann_lei
    Oh no! Jeremy Favia is gay??? OMG! My crush is gay?!? Baka naman Bromance lang? Parang Luis-Billy?
    Sep 17 2010 @ 01:39pm     Reply  
  • Hopeful
    Is it true Kalel got married na? Sayang naman huhuhu
    Sep 17 2010 @ 09:36am     Reply  
  • cassandra
    chef tristan is cute especially on tv..chef jeroen too,who cares if he's married?we are talking cuteness here and not marital status..sure his wife is sooo proud.. :)
    Sep 17 2010 @ 09:23am     Reply  
  • fashionguru
    i caught them together in shanghai during ht expo. they make a lovely pair! kilig!
    Sep 17 2010 @ 08:18am     Reply  
  • Heartbroken
    OMG! Chef Sau and Jeremy are together? No wonder they're always on Healthy Cravings. Whatever happened to that show btw?
    Sep 17 2010 @ 06:07am     Reply  
  • foodie
    P.S. Oops! Di pala ako agree na cute sila lahat. Chefs Kalel, Him, and Rob lang. Hehe.
    Sep 17 2010 @ 01:32am     Reply  
  • foodie
    Agree with Chef George. Di naman talaga chef yung iba. Cook siguro, pwede.
    Sep 17 2010 @ 01:27am     Reply  
  • chocofire
    I attend the same yoga class Chef Him goes to, he really is cute!
    Sep 16 2010 @ 07:35pm     Reply  
  • jesuisfrancaise
    je prefere chef sau. il es tres beau. sympa!
    Sep 16 2010 @ 06:39pm     Reply  
  • Patty
    What about Chef Jaume of Barcino? He's really really hot
    Sep 16 2010 @ 04:32pm     Reply  
  • chef george
    ok cute silang lahat. pero sino talaga ang mga "chef" sa kanila. namely chef laudico, chef sau, chef tony boy and chef him. the rest chef-chef- han lang.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 03:24pm     Reply  
  • nino
    rob has ten fold bil bil.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 03:08pm     Reply  
  • belo
    i am a big chelsea fan. i thought chef sau del rosario looks appetizing. so i go straight to main course.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 03:07pm     Reply  
  • riza
    CHEF SAU IS IN HIS LATE 40sh AND STILL LOOK GOOD. I WONDER HOW THOSE OTHER CUTE CHEFS WOULD LOOK LIKE WHEN THEY REACH HIS AGE. I REST MY CASE.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 03:01pm     Reply  
  • nala.suki
    we love chef him!!rnrnyou'll always be the cutest chef as far as we're concerned, and the most talented :)
    Sep 16 2010 @ 02:15pm     Reply  
  • Why?
    Why must everything turn into a Face to Face-like encounter? Can't some people disagree or express their opinion without being so crass? (I shudder to think what the answers to this question may be, even if it's rhetorical.) It's just weird to read one discussion thread after another that could double as a Face to Face transcript. Unless, of course, that's the crowd the site wants to attract. If so, I stand corrected and let the mud keep flying.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 01:51pm     Reply  
  • ross
    some of the photos don't do them justice. I've met Chef Him and Chef Jeroen and they are really cute in person. And that Chef Carlo Miguel ain't bad looking either :)
    Sep 16 2010 @ 01:26pm     Reply  
  • Mina
    Hands down to Chef Rob,..missed watching his cooking show on QTV,...a certified eye candy!~~ rnHis wife,..is indeed one hell of a lucky girl~~
    Sep 16 2010 @ 01:17pm     Reply  
  • jacqueline monaco
    yung chef na kasama ni China Cojuangco mukhang manyaR
    Sep 16 2010 @ 01:12pm     Reply  
  • Eugene
    Hey they're not so bad naman. Carry na ang cute. Para namang ang gaguwapo ninyo...
    Sep 16 2010 @ 12:32pm     Reply  
  • lusso
    chefs tony boy and chef del rosario are too old to be cute. they are fine gentlemen. i salute both of them.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 12:19pm     Reply  
  • monching
    wag mag iluusion angelina. chef sau likes men and we men like him a lot. haha
    Sep 16 2010 @ 12:17pm     Reply  
  • angelina
    huh? chef sau is gay? well i don't mind. i see him in the pool in rockwell. all i can say is.. he is very sexy with those trunks. i like chef carlo too.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 12:15pm     Reply  
  • Candy Girl
    Lighten up guys! Spot's Cutest Lists (Cutest Politicians, Cutest Newsmen and Women, Cutest Cabinet Members, Cutest Dog, Cutest Musicians, Cutest Athletes, ano pa ba) are obviously popular that's why they keep doing it. Admit it, eye candy sells, why not just enjoy. It's not like they stopped featuring places to eat or go to naman noh.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 12:08pm     Reply  
  • medusa
    chef laudico is the most over rated chef i know. he butchered filipino cuisine. chef sau maybe not cute but definitely hot! he's got 6 packs (abs) and a hot bf, chef jeremy favia! chef roby maybe the cutest of them all but htis poor "chef" cannot cook. there.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 12:03pm     Reply  
  • marianne
    @marj rnrnI think the chefs have done the time. I just think this article needed reframing. rnrnDear Spot.phrnSeriously. Do us all a favor and tell us where to eat or what trends to watch out for. I read you fairly frequently and this is not what you're about.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 11:29am     Reply  
  • flip
    okay ilan ang straight at ilan ang gay?rnrnat masarap bang magluto lahat yan.rnrnagree ako na cute si Chef Tristan, Rob...and of course Carlo of Biggest Loser Asia
    Sep 16 2010 @ 11:24am     Reply  
  • spoon-taneous
    This is just so "JUVENILE"....rnrnI hope this doesnt affect how we look and admire the talents of these great professionals...being cute is not the reason why they are loved and successful in their careers. stop being sexist too by saying that cute is just for "real men"...go check your Thesaurus!
    Sep 16 2010 @ 11:05am     Reply  
  • Foodie Femme
    Marj naman in fairness i know these chefs and they have culinary degrees and/or many years of experience. I don't think any of these chefs just attended a 2-6 month course and voila.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 10:32am     Reply  
  • NYC Mama
    And hooray Chef Lando my cousin! Cute since he was a baby!
    Sep 16 2010 @ 10:13am     Reply  
  • NYC Mama
    KULANG! Where is Chef J Gamboa??
    Sep 16 2010 @ 10:11am     Reply  
  • Marj
    @ marianne, the disappointment is mine too. There is no relationship between looks and the quality of their products. Besides, their credentials are highly questionable. They attend a 2-6 month course abroad and voila, that's their credentials. The test of the pudding is in the eating.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 09:54am     Reply  
  • mightymouse
    si Karat Chef.. ok din nmn sya ah..
    Sep 16 2010 @ 09:47am     Reply  
  • SPOT.ph
    Hi, Piperpee,rnrnThanks! We've made the correction.rnrn
    Sep 16 2010 @ 09:21am     Reply  
  • mary_ann_lei
    Wala rin si Chef & Former Ka-Toque Co-host JL Cang! Siya yung chef na sumali sa Celebrity Duets, batch nila Carlene Aguilar & Phil Younghusband.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 09:18am     Reply  
  • mary_ann_lei
    Bakit wala si Chef Jeremy Favia ng Healthy Cravings at Ka-Toque?
    Sep 16 2010 @ 09:16am     Reply  
  • Stephanie

    I think only those in the food industry can appreciate the appeal of these guys. They're also all talented and accomplished which was probably also a basis for choosing them. To the layman seeing their photos for the first time and comparing their looks to models and actors, of course they can't compare! I personally find Chef HIm, Tonyboy and Laudico attractive, but I guess you need to meet them and talk to them. Especially after you taste their food!

    Sep 16 2010 @ 08:59am     Reply  
  • Chefness
    Do you know guys the meaning of "CUTE"? Si Chef Rob lang ang ok, puwede na rin si Chef Tristan pero kaumay na rin kasi siya. Grabe, gurang na yung iba, CUTE ba mga yun??? TSK.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 08:38am     Reply  
  • Gloria
    Dami sanang expat chef na guwapo, kaya lang--tumaba na lahat! Sayang!
    Sep 16 2010 @ 08:31am     Reply  
  • Carlos
    I don't think they're saying that Sau is not gay.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 08:29am     Reply  
  • Nigela
    Chef SAU is sooo GAY! rnrnAnd have we changed the definition of cute?rnrnI think there are better looking chefs out there than him. His minute celebrity status is all he has.rnrn
    Sep 16 2010 @ 08:27am     Reply  
  • charmed
    i agree.. chef rob should be the top on this list
    Sep 16 2010 @ 08:24am     Reply  
  • jheravie caplor
    nu b nman kau mga bulag b kau???c "CARLO" ang pina k cutest chef,,look like bradpitt kristy says...
    Sep 16 2010 @ 08:20am     Reply  
  • Healthy Craver
    Chef (?) Jeremy Favia? He likes meat, too.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 02:05am     Reply  
  • Estoy_aqui
    wow hanep... walang magawa na naman sa pinas. why cant we instead promote the filipino cuisine instead of this nonsense articles...
    Sep 16 2010 @ 01:36am     Reply  
  • Chef G
    Yan na yata ang mga pinaka may hitsura, wala ng iba.
    Sep 16 2010 @ 12:05am     Reply  
  • Homophobic?
    smilernSeptember 15, 2010 @ 05:15 PMrnchef sau cute??? hes um gay..rnrnBakit, wala bang cute na gay?rn"his appeal knows no gender" sabi ngarnrnrn
    Sep 15 2010 @ 11:42pm     Reply  
  • Reggie
    Iba talaga appeal ni Chef Tonyboy. He's not conventionally handsome but he has sex appeal.
    Sep 15 2010 @ 11:38pm     Reply  
  • June
    Chef HIm!!!!! Swoon swoon swoon. The sexiest kalbo ever!
    Sep 15 2010 @ 11:14pm     Reply  
  • Makino
    Sorry don't agree. Only chef rob is cute here. The rest look ordinary.
    Sep 15 2010 @ 10:33pm     Reply  
  • marianne
    I don't understand the slant or intention behind this article. Are you trying to establish how looks tie into the cheffing career? And if so, why?rnrnYou've highlighted some talented chefs, some of our best, in fact. Wouldn't highlighting their restaurants and their food be enough? rnrnDisappointed. rn
    Sep 15 2010 @ 10:32pm     Reply  
  • deadbeat dad hater

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    Sep 15 2010 @ 09:55pm     Reply  
  • Onyok
    @Hankee Si Chef Paulo Sia nga taga Unilever.
    Sep 15 2010 @ 09:53pm     Reply  
  • Helen de Guia
    Oo nga. 2 kids + Adopted yung 3rd child nila Chuvaness.
    Sep 15 2010 @ 09:49pm     Reply  
  • Peter Paul
    Can't gay men be cute?
    Sep 15 2010 @ 09:47pm     Reply  
  • Hankee
    restaurant chefs lang ba? dami cute sa unilever.
    Sep 15 2010 @ 09:41pm     Reply  
  • mao
    @chic: chef rob has a show on 2nd avenue called you've been served. not sure of the ske though. :-)
    Sep 15 2010 @ 09:26pm     Reply  
  • Piperpee
    Hello Spot. Ms Cecile aka Chuvaness, wife of Chef Jeroen says on her blog that they have three kids. I hope you recognise that correction :P
    Sep 15 2010 @ 08:37pm     Reply  
  • browneyedgirl
    i agree with your no. 1 choice... pagbasa ko pa lang ng title ng article, i immediately thought of cheb rob. i used to see him a lot at fitness first at the fort. he even walked the treadmill once beside me. i had to appear as if i was super calm.
    Sep 15 2010 @ 06:22pm     Reply  
  • chelsea
    I like chef paulo and chef rob
    Sep 15 2010 @ 05:43pm     Reply  
  • mariel
    wrong title...there is only 2 cute guys here..the rest are NOT cute.
    Sep 15 2010 @ 05:22pm     Reply  
  • waldoux
    Chef-PNP JESUS A VERSOZA
    Sep 15 2010 @ 05:18pm     Reply  
  • smile
    chef sau cute??? hes um gay..
    Sep 15 2010 @ 05:15pm     Reply  
  • summer girl
    agree about erwan, he should've been included. also, chef jeroen & chuvaness have 3 sons - the third being the cutie pie they adopted.
    Sep 15 2010 @ 05:06pm     Reply  
  • lesouffle
    Chef Billy King should be here. He's as hot as Hugh Jackman.
    Sep 15 2010 @ 04:20pm     Reply  
  • JEROMEGOMEZ
    Team Jeroen! Bakit wala si J. Gamboa? And Michi's husband?
    Sep 15 2010 @ 03:55pm     Reply  
  • Kitty
    Chef si Erwan? Saan?
    Sep 15 2010 @ 03:40pm     Reply  
  • Cristy Fermin & Janice De Belen neck cleavage
    Chef Ferns Aracama, bakit ala?rnrnpaki support ang The Goose Station ni Rob please.rnrnsa ghels:rnMelissa SisonrnJackie AngrnSunshine PueyrnRia AntiquerarnRosebud Benitez
    Sep 15 2010 @ 03:09pm     Reply  
  • roasario
    your forget chef Erwan Heussaff. He's much cuter than any of these guys!
    Sep 15 2010 @ 02:16pm     Reply  
  • chic
    i like chef rob, he's really cute while the others on the list are not :)rnrni hope to see chef rob back on tv.
    Sep 15 2010 @ 02:06pm     Reply  
  • chic
    i like chef rob, he's really cute while the others on the list are not :)rnrni hope to see chef rob back on tv.
    Sep 15 2010 @ 02:03pm     Reply  
  • chic
    i like chef rob, he's really cute while the other on the list are not :)
    Sep 15 2010 @ 01:58pm     Reply  
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